Downtown Osaka"Shin Imamiya Area"Vol3. Sento＆Walking
Relax by sweeeets!
Enjoyed your trip around Japan, and are you a bit tired? We’ll share you some relaxing sweets for you. Take a large bite of Japanese traditional sweets to casual snacks!
Make Japanese sweets by your own hands!
Have you ever tried Japanese sweets? The taste of course is great, but the wonders of Japanese sweets lies inside their beauty. Craftsman of Japanese sweets have amazing skills to make the delicate art.
Don’t you want to take a sneak peek at the techniques?
Here, at “Tsukigeshou Factory”, you can experience making Japanese sweets by yourself. You can make several sweets for 2 hours, and of course eat them! Green tea is also served, so enjoy a Japanese styled afternoon tea!
Join the DIY course(Only in Japanese)
Look at these round windows – what do you think is inside? The answer is an authentic cake shop called POIRE. Here, located at the edge of the intersection, POIRE lies with it’s cakes full of dreams and wonders.
For you, who prefers an adulty taste, try a new combination of sweets and wine – POIRE prepares a marriage of them. The special pillar shaped wine bottle and baked sweets looks beautiful on a Christmas dinner table.
If you’re a DIY lover, also come on here and make your OWN original cake! POIRE sells special cake DIY sets. There are several levels for this special cake making set, so try on if you’re ready to become a pâtissier!
Take photos with snacks at the landmark of Osaka!
Pocky is a long shaped snack, and it does look like the number 1, doesn’t it? So many young people go out and buy this snack and enjoy this day.
The picture shows Pocky with the world famous Glico sign. Pocky is a merchandise of Glico, so how about eating Pocky in front of this sign? Must taste good!
After that, go on to Tsutenkaku, another landmark of Osaka. On the B1F here, there is Glico-ya which sells tons of snacks from Glico.
Classical Café on the foot of Tsutenkaku
After going to the landmark of Osaka, Tsutenkaku, you may want to take a break at a café – so here’s where we recommend, Doremi. Doremi is a classical style café serving thick pancakes, cream soda (melon soda with vanilla ice cream on top), magnificent pudding à la mode! Everywhere from this café is beautiful, so come on and feel like you have went back in time at this classic spot.
A couple of red bean soup!?
Red bean soup with mochi (rice cakes) are a special dish Japanese prefer in the winter season. There are a lot of types of red bean soup around Japan – sweet ones, salty ones, ones with kelp inside, etc … So today we’ll introduce a red bean soup from Osaka, Namba!
Meoto Zenzai, in other words “a couple of red bean soup” is a great dish served next to Hozenji temple located near Namba. It’s called a couple because of the way it’s served -
2 dishes for 1 customer. The dishes are a couple! Great to share with someone you love.
Great persimmon ice cream
Food is always something that makes us feel the season – so how about Autumn? One of the best natural autumn blessings in Japan are persimmons. Here, in Kudoyama, persimmons are said to taste the best in Japan. The special persimmons are called “Fuyuu-gaki” and are very sweet.
Of course raw persimmons from Autumn are the best, but other dishes are also great here. Try the persimmon ice cream and persimmon bread from Kakinosato Kudoyama.
Enjoy the traditional sweets for green tea
Maybe you will come up with Matcha green tea when you think of Japanese sweets. Here, Saryo Tsuboichi Seicha Hompo Sakaihonkan, is the best place for Matcha lovers.
At the café area, you can enjoy rich tasted green tea that pros of tea made.
The sweets are made here to enjoy the great scent and taste of green tea.
Relax at the modern styled Japanese Machiya house.
*The Info here is based on Feb. 2021